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from my life." michael, there's a story today out of michigan politics, out of benton harbor, michigan, that i saved until this point in the show because i really want to get your take on it as well as what's going on with the republican presidential candidates. can you hold on one second? >> absolutely, yes. >> we'll be back with michael moore. >>> two quick vignettes from republican america in today's news. first from benton harbor, michigan, a town taken over after the new republican controlled legislature and michigan's new republican governor expanded and beefed up a law covering emergency financial managers. under the new law the state government can declare a local emergency, overrule local elections and replace any locally elected officials. republican governor rick snyder's administration will weigh in and do what they want in a town or a school district. they will override local democracy and local control. in april the emergency manager put in charge of benton harbor, michigan, declared unilaterally the elected officials of the city would hence worth be allowed to do three t
of michigan politics, out of benton harbor, michigan, that i saved until this point in the show because i really want to get your take on it as well as what's going on with the republican presidential candidates. can you hold on one second? >> absolutely, yes. >> we'll be back with michael moore. ing that goal to become a principal. but, i have to support my family, so how do i go back to school? university of phoenix made it doable. i wouldn't be where i am without that degree. my name is dr. carrie buck. i helped turn an at risk school into an award winning school, and i am a phoenix. [ male announcer ] university of phoenix is proud to sponsor education nation. because we believe an educated world is a better world. [ male announcer ] university of phoenix is proud to sponsor education nation. wait a second... with olay challenge that. new regenerist wrinkle revolution... relaxes the lof d the look os in 14 days. ready, set, smooth... regenerist. from olay. can make it from australia to a u.s. lab to a patient in time for surgery may seem like a trumped-up hollywood premise. ♪ but if
and the administration abruptly fired the coach. five days ahead of the game with michigan, one of the greatest rivalries in the country, they fire their coach. they're infuriated by this decision. the expression of public anger took the form of one of those college sports moments that makes our executive, bill wolf cry at meetings when he tries to explain them. hours after coach earl bruce was fired, 150 members of the ohio state marching band marched to earl bruce's house and serenaded their old devastated coach with ohio state fight songs. ♪ the whole state of michigan ♪ we're from ohio >> coach earl bruce was not a man who wants to reveal his emotions.open with the band on his lawn. five days later ohio state traveled to michigan and somehow beat their arch rivals and the buckeye players carried coach earl bruce off the field on their shoulders. serenading leads to weeping, leads to upset victory and redemption. earl bruce's week in november 1987 was the standard in which tearful marching band stories must, must be judged. the best thing in the world is right up there with it. it's maybe even as
won a michigan straw poll this weekend. he won ohio in july. in new hampshire he won in january. mr. santorum won his home state of pennsylvania, as well as south carolina. michele bachmann won ames, iowa. if straw polls meant winning that state, if he meant electoral college votes, these would be the standings. among the republican presidential contenders right now. maybe that's the way it is. maybe that's exactly how the republican nomination contest is going to play out. ron paul and herman cain duking it out down to the wire. if you believe that, keep using up all that shoe leather and pixels and all that breath covering republican party fund-raisers. i mean, straw polls. because of their great predictive value and all the important information they give us the presidential race. or, we could all agree to treat these things as what we all know they are. cooked-up publicity stunts to get media attention and use it as leverage to force the candidates to pander to the most manipulative and cynical activists in the political system. oh, and to raise money for republican parties and
, michigan. it destroyed a furniture store and killed two people. in january of this year a gas pipeline exploded in philadelphia and killed a city utility worker and injured six people including two firefighters. about a week later several buildings were destroyed in fair port harbor, ohio, in a gas line explosion and series of fires. the gas line explosion, february in allentown, pennsylvania, leveled two row houses and killed five people including a 4-month-old child. the pipeline safety bill that's been supported right now by democrats and republicans and the gas industry, itself, could mean things like automatic shutoff valves on new pipelines and confirmation that records about how much pressure pipelines can take are, in fact, accurate records. it could mean more inspections of old pipelines for safety. but even after the last year we've had with deadly -- with fatal, giant gas pipeline explosions in this country, even after last week in which rand paul's own constituents lived through a catastrophic gas pipeline rupture, rand paul is the one solid u.s. senator who's willing to st
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